paternity leave

Definition of paternity leave

:time off from a job given to a father after a child is born

Word by Word Definitions

paternity play
  1. : the quality or state of being a father

  2. : origin or descent from a father

  1. : granted to a father

  2. : of or relating to the determination of paternity

leave play
  1. : bequeath, devise

  2. : to have remaining after one's death

  3. : to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. : permission to do something

  2. : authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

  3. : an act of leaving : departure

  1. : leaf


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